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>> it is breezy and cold. all the kids are going to school this morning because the snow missed tus. 36 at the airport. the wind chills are in the 20's with the wind. there could be some snow flurries passing by. do not be surprised if you see some snow flurries. the seven-day forecast in a moment. >> happy friday. a nice start. speeds 55 on the north side. south on the j.f.x., 54 miles per hour. so far so good on the northwest corner. running smoothly. 63 on the harrisburg expressway
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down from mount carmel. this is 795 from randallstown. 60 miles per hour down to the beltway. 62 on southbound 95 down to the fort mchenry. let's take a look at the key bridge. running smoothly at this hour. a nice start at the bay bridge toll plaza. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> it is purple friday once again in baltimore. the ravens had up to new england this weekend. >> ravens nation breaks out the purple power once again. we have coverage from white marsh to new england. jennifer franciotti is live in foxborough. i am guessing it is pretty cold.
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>> it is so cold and the wind is blowing. ravens fans will have that warmth in their hearts. i can tell you patriots fans are very confident the patriots will win on sunday. there is a billboard company that has put up about three billboards. county down to when they say is will be ray's retirement party on sunday, alleging his game days are over. patriots fans were rooting for the ravens against denver because that gives them a home game for the afc championship game. i ask if they were nervous. they do believe the patriots will whin.
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visited a bar in massachusetts about 10 minutes from foxborough. it is called the ravens nest. they have renamed it the patriots nasest. the patriots won last year. the patrons demanded he put the sign back up. he said any ravens fan is welcome to go to the ravens nest. we'll talk more about the bar coming up. let's go to the purple friday caravan with kim dacey at the house of rock. >> good morning. things are just getting started at the house of york in white marsh. the purple friday, the doors open at 6:00 a.m. and folks can
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get breakfast. we have some of the cheerleaders of the ravens. you guys follow the purple caravan all day. >> the days are so much fun. people follow us all day long. >> what is your favorite part of the playoff season? >> just the overall energy and the excitement around the city, seeing everybody comes together and getting behind the team. >> you guys do not travel with the team unless they are going to the super bowl. what do you do to watch the game? >> we watch as a team and make sure we are all together. >> what will you be doing this week?
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>> you mean for the ravens themselves? our defense has to be on top of the game. i feel this is going to be our time. >> we hope you guys will be making the trip to new orleans because we are going to win on sunday. reporting live, kim dacey, wbal- tv 11 news. >> the purple pride event extends to the men and women and in blue. >> go, ravens! >> go, ravens! >> this is how we treat guys from new england, especially you, tom brady.
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>> there you go. >> even the dog was doing the squirrel. this video was posted on youtube. >> officers are showing their purple pride in howard county. there ravens logo shaved into the side of your head. or maybe a purple mohawks? paying tribute to ray lewis on the truck. you can share your photographs. >> you can see the first of two ravens specials tonight. keith mills for "one winning drive" with a look ahead to sunday's game in new england.
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"ravens report" with ray lewis tomorrow night at 7:00 p.m. right here on tv 11. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. where will you be watching the ravens-patriots afc championship game this sunday? you can share your response on, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to >> 35 degrees at the airport. john leopold returns to the courtroom today. >> a judge will not be seated when he does. >> very light tffic at this early hour.
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>> welcome back. 5:10. a breezy and chilly start on this friday morning. low to mid 30's in the suburbs. when shills in the 20's -- when the chills in the 20's. gusts over 20 this afternoon. for the kids this morning, make sure they are bundled up. it will be colder today than yesterday. maybe a few snow showers or flurries. we'll come back and take the forecast through the weekend. >> one person is recovering
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after a late-night house fire in north baltimore. firefighters responded just before 11:00 p.m. last night. they found a single house engulfed in flames. one person was transported to a hospital. four people are recovering this morning after an accident last night. it happened around 10:00 p.m. near water street near m&t bank stadium. two vehicles hit head-on. their injuries are all non-life- threatening. >> opening statements are scheduled to begin today in the misconduct trial of john leopold. he wants to hear the case heard judge.ircuit court
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35 degrees at the airport. the best time to book your flights. january is a great time to travel. >> the answer we have been waiting for. that is what lance armstrong had to say about doping. hear why he thinks he deserves the ancger. >> body scanners at airports are going away. >> we are keeping tabs on the area roads. so far so good out there
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>> now insta-weather plus and traffic pulse 11 together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. it is a nice start overall. we are not dealing with any significant delays. this is 795 out of the owings mills area. 55 and so far running smoothly on the j.f.x. all the way into town. 50 on southbound 95 down towards 895 split. checking out very well on the northeast corner of the beltway. speeds at 55 on southbound 95
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down to the 895 split and about nine minutes down to the fort mchenry. the key bridge is running smoothly at this hour. 55 on the b-w parkway. 63 on 97 through the glen burnie area. 50 at sandy point is smoothes to and from the toll plaza. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now let's get the latest on the buses and the trains. for that we go to kurt kronke of the mta system. good morning. >> we are moving along nicely. no delays on the penn, camden, and brunswick lines. the 22 bus is diverting. a diversion at washington boulevard and hammonds ferry. no mta commuter bus on monday. there'll be special morning and afternoon service on the penn
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and brunswick line. i am kurt kronke. now back to tony pann. >> thank you. a big weekend coming up here. we'll start with the game day forecast. if you're going up to foxborough this weekend appeared be prepared for some cold. the temperatures will be dropping from the low 30's to the 20's. the wind will play a factor in the game. wind chills will be in the teens. it will be windy and cold in foxborough. breezy and cold in baltimore today. we missed out on the snow. we have some snow showers and flurries.
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these are coming down from the great lakes. 32 in parkton. the wind is not that strong right now. we expect them to pick up going into the day. an arctic air mass will be coming in next week. this is what looks like right now. the purple stuff is representative of the arctic air. that purple stuff gets down closer to us. that means it is going to get colds. the wind chills will be in the teens. not that bad today. a mixture of sun and clouds. high temperature in the upper 30's. it will feel colder than that. not bad on saturday and sunday.
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and arctic front will go through on sunday. snow showers and flurries flying around. be prepared for colds next week next week. >> lance armstrong says he will spend the rest of his life apologizing for taking banned substances. an interview with oprah winfrey aired last night on her own network. he answered yes to using performance enhancing drugs over and over again. >> i deserve this. "i am getting so screwed. you have a happy marriage and children."
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it is a mythic perfect story and it wasn't true. you can read more on our website, the colorado movie theater reopens with a private ceremony to honor the victims. it reopened for a net of remembrance --for a night of remembrance. the victims and the committee of aurora will never be forgotten, said the governor. >> if you are looking to take a vacation, you might want to travel before the end of the month. the forecast for the remainder of the year suggests travelers will pay more for air fare and hotels. it might be able to get some deals this month.
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the effort experts say 49 days at a time if you're flying within the country. fares started high decrease over the next 23 days then skyrocketed days before departure. we have the bloomberg business report. >> those body scanners are going away. the contract has been ended with the company that makes them after they could not write software to make images less revealing. the tsa will instead use scanners made by another
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supplier. a unit of a japanese company also won a contract to supply the freon batteries with nasa. boeing oversees all contract work with the station. wolfe street is taking a close look at corporate results from general electric and morgan stanley this morning. there was encouraging housing data. some hotels have been changing up their routine to be more accommodating because of the flu. some are stocking up on boxes of tissues. i'm jane king with the bloomberg business report. >> 5:22.
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35 degrees at the airport. a maryland teacher helps to be tops in the nation. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. where will you be watching the ravens-patriots afc championship game this sunday? you can share your response at and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to
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>> a maryland has school teacher is in the running to become national educators of the year. >> rhonda holmes-blankenship is one of the four finalists.
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she says she is honored to be considered. >> it means so much to me. i am a graduate of cecil county public schools. i feel like this kind of recognition is overdue in a way. a lot of small districts are like that. there are incredible teachers across the country. >> good luck to her. two maryland teachers have been named national educators of the year. >> the odds are in her favor. >> 5:26. ravens, ravens, and ravens. >> we have you covered on the road to new orleans. >> i'm here with some ravens cheerleaders this morning. we will take you out to the party, coming up. >> despite the name, we have
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found a name where ravens fans are welcomed. >> we will take a look at the game time forecast and the seven-day. >> we will check on the roads for your morning commute and let for your morning commute and let
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>> you're watching wbal-tv 11. live, local, late-breaking. this is 11 news today at 5:00 a.m. >> good morning. welcome back to 11 news today. i'm stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. it is championship purple friday. a chilly start and no snow on the ground. >> some people are upset about
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we don't expect any problems for the morning commute. there could be some snow showers and flurries left behind from this storm. the wind will be picking up. the wind chills all day today it will be in the 20's. a high of 39 with a mixture of sun and clouds. it will be a chilly day today. >> always nice when the weather response for the commute. the site 48 on southbound 795. not bad at all down towards the beltway. -- looks like 48 on southbound 795. 83 down to the beltway, around
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65 miles per hour. seven minutes on southbound 95 down to the fort mchenry. things are starting to build at baltimore national pike. you'll see some delays in about half an hour or so. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> we made to another week but ravens fans hope this is not the end of purple fridays for this season. >> a win means at least one more purple friday and a trip to the super bowl. kim dacey is live at white marsh. first we go to jennifer franciotti who is live in foxborough, massachusetts, this morning.
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ear muffs. purple your mou >> thank you so much. it is so much fun to be here. the feeling from patriots fans is that they are going to win on sunday. we are hoping for a different outcome than the one we had last year. we went to a bar about 10 minutes from here. it has been renamed to the patriots to place. have you heard about this bar renaming itself the patriots nexst? >> yes, that is a great place. they have to take it down. >> the newly renamed the ravens nest.
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>> people come to the game and they do not want to watch a game at the ravens nest so would have to be changed. >> just like last year when the ravens face the patriots in the championship game. >> really? they said to put the sign up. i did what i had to do because i have to pay the bills. >> his bark has gone a lot of attention. >> it is crazy. >> he has done close to a dozen tv and radio interviews. he admits we were the first. >> you were a first here last year. he >> has ravens hanging from the rafters. says ravens fans are welcomed
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here. >> absolutely. especially ravens fans. >> pager fans cannot believe purple fridays. we are passionate about our ravens. you can tell by the purple caravans that go round. [no audio] >> we have a lot of folks out here. they are up early this morning dancing and cheering for the ravens. we have some ravens cheerleaders here. they are on the purple caravan all day painting the town purple and getting folks excited for the game on sunday. henry will talk about what you can win. >> we will have prizes and never
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stops. .elmets, t-shirts we're giving away two tickets to the game. >> you can win tickets to the game on sunday. give us any ravens cheer. >> let's go, ravens! let's go, ravens! let's go, ravens! let's go! >> all right. getting excited earlier. that is a sampling of some of the spirit you'll find on the purple caravan on friday. the doors opened here at 6:00 a.m. in white marsh. reporting live, kim dacey, wbal- tv 11 news. .> i'll want those pompoms
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>> you can get those pompoms. the rematch has fans showing support in a number of different ways. >> a good basis for their new hit song. take a look. >> ♪ i think we're crazy bring on brady bring on brady ♪ >> that is a very catchy. that is called "bring on a brady." she spoke about her inspiration. >> it is a way for fans to connect. maybe connect with people -- who
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knows? i thought it was a rallying cry. we are going to keep cheering ravens. >> matt wrote the lyrics and that is his dad on guitar. ravens fans will not be singing "bring on brady." we challenged our sister station to a friendly bet. >> take a look. >> good morning. great to be with you guys. here we go with another one of those dbets. >> which is wanted to say hello and good luck on sunday -- we just wanted to say hello and good luck.
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>> that was fun of last year with you guys eating those wder and wearing the jersey. >> cundiff missed the field goal. it was a great game. we will be delivering you a delicious lobster if the ravens win. it should be warm. >> when the patriots win, we look for to those crab cake you guys make in baltimore. and you eat a little crow. >> may best team whein. >> we cannot wait to read that.
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we will be eating the lobstah. there you go. we sent a video of up to boston explaining our end of the bargain. >> get loose when we make these bets. >> that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. where will you be watching the ravens-patriots afc championship game this sunday? you can share your response at and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to >> they are good sports up there. new england and baltimore. day when not be backed -- they will not be back. 5:39. >> a new flu vaccine. >> sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. we will let you know if
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>> welcome back. 5:42. we have a chance for some snow showers and flurries today. the kids are going to school. let's take a look at the conditions at the airport. the wind is starting to pick up. the wind chills all day will be in the 20's. otherwise, a mixture of sun and clouds. high temperature of 39. we'll come back and take the forecast through the weekend. >> the fda approves a new flu
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vaccine that is made without eggs. >> it is permitted for use in people 18-49 to prevent seasonal flu. the fda offers the potential for faster startup in the event of that pandemic. you may be for going a car and going to catch a bus or train. >> the number of americans walking to and from public and transportation increased by a third. >> 5:43. 35 degrees at the airport. >> call it a route with a view.
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previewing the crowds expected previewing the crowds expected for the
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>> now insta-weather plus and traffic pulse 11 together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. . words of a possible accident eastbound 70 at the beltway. we are checking on those reports. not tracking any delays. they could develop in the next few minutes if there is an accident eastbound on 70. baltimore national pike looking pretty good on the west side. 55 on the north side. 54 on the j.f.x. southbound. 55 on the north side. building ever so slightly at harford toward the harrisburg expressway. 55 at the harrisburg expressway.
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55 on the b-w parkway. no problems on 95 through howard county. we are checking on reports of an accident eastbound 70 at the beltway. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. kurt kronke has a look at the buses and trains. >> we have the delay on the light rail, running about 10 minutes late. the five plus operating with a delay. a diversion at pulaski and windsor. on monday, no mta commuter bus. the will be special morning and afternoon service on the penn and brunswick lines. regular weekday schedules on monday for the mobility line. >> good morning. i heard there is a game this
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weekend. make sure you take the heavy winter gear. it will be a cold day on sunday. i think the wind will be a factor. 35 or 40 miles per hour. game time temperatures will be in the upper 20's and the low 30's. a breezy and chilly day hearing home. at maybe a snow showers or flurries passing by. nothing of any consequence. 33 in jarrettsville. the wind will start to pick up over the next couple of hours. the wind chills will be in the 20's. the coldest air mass of the season will hold off until next
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week. the purple shading represents the arctic air. watch the purple stuff. that is going to drift all the way down to baltimore by tuesday and wednesday of next week. high temperatures may not get out of the 20's with wind chills in the teens. chance for a snow shower or flurries. not bad on saturday and sunday. high temperature in the mid 40's. the arctic front will go through sunday night. when shows in the teens -- when the chills in the teens -- windchills in the teens. >> an estimated 800,000 people
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will descend on the nation's capital this weekend for the inauguration. >> hallie jackson has the latest. good morning. >> it will be tough to beat our view from the capitol. museums and hotels are opening their doors to people that want to get out of the cold. the crowd would not be quite as big as in 2009. was the biggest crowd in history. about 800,000 people are expected this year. it could be in the top five most visited inauguration's ever. hallie jackson, wbal-tv 11 news. >> i was their four years ago. >> i can imagine.
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>> 35 degrees at the airport. the countdown to destiny kicks off. >> keith mills has a preview coming up. >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers. hope you had them.
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>> good morning. the ravens leave for foxborough tomorrow. a lot of fans are once again making the trip. those are ravens fans on the radar. the ravens do travel well. tom brady and the patriots are the number 1-ranked offense averaging 34 points a game. that is wes welker. they also run their version of the no-huddle offense. dean pees is well aware of what the ravens need to do.
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>> if you don't get lined up right, you don't have a chance. he can give you those boyish look on tv but he is a very, very competitive guy. he doesn't even like losing in practice. there were some trash talkers the harder he played. >> dean pees spent seven years as an assistant to the patriot'' coach. he is very familiar with tom brady. >> this is the biggest game of our year. there are no excuses. we have to go out and earn it. it will take 60 minutes. it took 77 minutes last week for
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baltimore. >> to think she likes the had -- tom brady's wifebrel 90's wi likes the hat? >> buck and dan duquette were both extended through the 2018 season. this ensures stability on and off the field. >> i hope it eliminates some of the challenges we have had in the past. we felt comfortable and we can move on to more important things. that is our players. >> fanfest set for 11:00 tomorrow. guys do not wear those hats.
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that is against thema man code. >> tony? i don't know. this morning we asked, where will you be watching the ravens- patriots afc championship game this sunday? [laughter] >> we will read more of your responses in the next hour. >> we will be here. we are so nervous we walked about 10 miles. >> everybody, enjoy the game. >> we are back with more purple coverage when we come back.
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